After Fukushima

July 2011
America;7/4/2011, Vol. 205 Issue 1, p5
The author reflects on the impact of the nuclear disater that took place at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan in March 2011, on the nuclear policies of other nations in the world. Countries including Italy, Germany, and Switzerland have dropped their plans for expanding nuclear power. Nuclear power plants in U.S. have also been reviewed by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The adverse impact of nuclear disasters on the world economy has also been discussed in the article.


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